Answers To All Your Solo Travel Questions

All Your Solo Travel Questions - Her Bags Were PackedGetting started with solo travel can be intimidating but that’s why I’ve created Her Bags Were Packed. I accidentally stumbled upon solo travel about 8 years ago and it completely changed my life. Not only did solo travel literally open up an entire world to me but it challenged me in ways that unveiled my strength and empowered me to release past baggage.  I believe in the life changing experience of solo travel and that’s why I want to help you prepare for your solo travel adventures.

Below you will find links to all of my favorite solo travel resources. If you have questions or want to add something, please feel free to shoot me an email or comment on this post.

Am I Ready To Travel Solo?

If you want to take a solo trip but need a little help easing into the idea, check out these 5 Steps To Start Traveling Solo.

How To Start Traveling Solo

Is Solo Travel For Me?

If you think you’d like to take a solo trip but the idea still intimidates you then these stories are for you.

Am I Enough?” is the story of my first solo travel adventure and “My First Solo Trip” is an interview with Tiffani Emery, a teacher in Indiana, about her first solo trip this past spring. 


My First Solo Trip - Her Bags Were Packed

How Can I Stay Safe?

If you’ve ever thought about taking a solo trip but worry about whether or not it would be safe, check out these great safety tips from 8 badass women who travel solo.

Safety Tips for Traveling Solo - Her Bags Were Packed

How Can I Prepare?

A great way to prepare for your first solo trip is to talk with other women who have traveled solo and find out what they wish they knew before their first solo trip. In this blog post, 5 incredible solo travelers share what they wish they knew before their first experience with solo travel.

What I Wish I Knew Before My First Solo Trip - Her Bags Were Packed

But Can I Afford It?

Something I hear all the time is, “I would like to travel but I just don’t have the money…” That’s why I put together this guide to spending with intention.

Spending With Intention - Women's Solo Travel - Her Bags Were Packed

Is A Hostel For Me?

Staying in a hostel while traveling solo is a great way to save money and meet new people but for those unfamiliar to hostels it can be really intimidating. Here are some frequently asked questions about hostels to help ease your concerns. Questions To Consider When Booking a Hostel - Her Bags Were Packed